Coram is a forward-looking and responsive children’s charity and draws upon a distinguished history and reputation for understanding what works when it comes to creating better chances for children.

Investors in people gold logoWith over 300 staff, a distinctive headquarters near King’s Cross and project teams across the UK, Coram strives to be a credible, respectful, professional, dynamic and committed organisation where these values infuse all that we do to help the most vulnerable children, young people and families in our society.

We are always on the lookout for talented and passionate people to join us in making a difference. We recognise that our strength lies in the quality of our employees and rely on your  enthusiasm, experience and commitment to maintain and build on our successes

This is your chance to make a difference to the lives of the most vulnerable children, young people and families in our society.

For more information about career opportunities in the different areas of Coram see the listing below.

Equal opportunities

Coram is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to the safeguarding of children and require all successful applicants to undertake an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


  • Administrative Assistant
    Administration | Closing date Monday 26th February 2018

    We have a new opportunity for an Administrative Assistant in our Executive Office. This is a key role in a small Executive administration team, supporting the Senior Executive Officer, by taking responsibility for diary management and associated administrative tasks ensuring the delivery of a high quality and effective service to the Coram Group Directors.

  • Senior Practitioner (Harrow)
    Practitioner (Children, Youth and Families) | Social Work | Closing date Monday 5th March 2018

    We have an opportunity for a Senior Practitioner to join Coram Capital Adoption, based at the LB Harrow office.

  • Legal Intern
    Legal | Closing date Monday 5th March 2018

    Coram Children's Legal Centre is the UK's leading children's legal charity. We are committed to promoting children's rights in the UK and worldwide. We provide free legal information, advice and representation to children, young people, their families, carers and professionals, as well as training and consultancy on child law and children’s rights.

  • Senior Practitioner - Family, Drug and Alcohol Court
    Practitioner (Children, Youth and Families) | Social Work | Closing date Wednesday 7th March 2018

    This is an exciting opportunity to join our specialist, multi-disciplinary Family Drug and Alcohol Court who work to break the destructive cycle of substance misuse through generations. The role requires rapid, initial and then ongoing assessment of parents, assessing their willingness and capacity to engage in therapeutic work, alongside assessment of parenting capacity ensuring the safety of the children is paramount.

  • Helpline Advocate Volunteer
    Advocacy | Voluntary role | Closing date Friday 31st August 2018

    Coram Voice have a great opportunity for you to help in our work to support and empower children and young people, obtain work experience in a leading national charity, and develop your knowledge and skills whilst volunteering as a Helpline Advocate.

  • Independent Visitor (Manchester)
    Voluntary role | Closing date Monday 31st December 2018

    Could you befriend and support a child in care? We are looking for volunteers for our Independent Visitors Project in Manchester!

  • Senior Trusts and Statutory Executive

    Senior Trusts and Statutory Executive

    Fundraising | Closing date Thursday 8th March 2018

    We are seeking a trusts and foundations fundraiser who is interested in the development opportunity of expanding into statutory fundraising.

  • Independent Person for Complaints – National

    Independent Person for Complaints – National

    Other | Closing date Friday 29th June 2018

    Coram Voice are looking for professionals to join our existing pool of Associate Independent Persons for Complaints (IPCs) nationwide